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Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
What is the standard FAR (Floor Area Ratio) in the city of Fremont?
Trulia Fremont:

Couple of questions:

(1) For what type of property?

(2) Since FAR is a measurement used to determine density in urban planning which most Realtors have never ... more
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John Dutra, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Dutra answered:
what would the cost be to tear down a 1901 ranch farmhouse? it has a lot of woodwork that could be refinished and reused.
Tearing the farmhouse is not a costly venture. The concern is whether or not the City's Historical Architectural Review Board will let you tear it down at all.

I would make sure tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 94539
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Average cost to demolish and remove a singly family 2 story house with basement, wood structure.
Exactly how many Demolishion Experts do plan on finding on this REAL ESTATE site?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 27, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 94539
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Upgrading plumbing
Just exactly how would a contractor, (assuming that there are contractors on this Real Estate site), survey your plumbing and give you a quote without seeing your house.

Why don't yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 20, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
Extending a bedroom
To get accurate estimates you really need to talk to a general contractor. Contractors typically provide free quotes. Make sure any contractor you choose to work for you is licensed, bo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 20, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont
Ricardo Abla…, Real Estate Pro in Milpitas, CA
Ricardo Ablaza answered:
General Contractor Referral
Hey Kumar1

Call Daniel Tulao at 510-331-1555. He is a contractor from Union City.

Thanks
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 15, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont
John Dutra, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Dutra answered:
Fremont Architect Recommendation
Sk,
If you are looking at a full addition (as opposed to a remodel), you can contact David Ayres. He has done several buildings and tenant mprovements for us and is well known by ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 12, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Mission San Jose
Brian Ripp, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Brian Ripp answered:
Adding a bedroom to a 3 bed/2 bath SF ranch house
Being different or unique is a good, (as long as the floor plan makes sense and not a mystery house).
As for being larger than others, appraisers often use price per square foot, so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 1, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Warm Springs
Lance King-F…, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Lance King-Founder/Broker answered:
We have put an offer on house in 94539 area.The seller has added a bonus bathroom over existing foundation without any permit.should we go for it?
Sandhya,

You should be asking your agent this, but if you were our client my advice would be to make your offer price accordingly. Unwarranted space is not worth as much as permitted ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 27, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 94539
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
What are the tax implications of an addition to an existing home in Fremont, CA?
Hi Va, you should only receive a supplental tax bill for the "new & improved" portion of your home. Then, the entire new combined value will be subject to the max 1%-per-y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 3, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
Fremont City Retail Tenant Improvement Permit
Kevin:

Best thing would be to call them direct - not sure you will get an answer to that question in this forum.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 8, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont
Joe Nernberg, Real Estate Pro in Calabasas, CA
Joe Nernberg answered:
Ready to move in vs getting a contractor to remodel?
Let me answer your question with a question.

Are you financially comfortable living elsewhere while the remodel occurs? Are you handy/mechanically inclined? Do you have family that w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 4, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
where exactly is the mission ranch area? is it all of mission fremont?
Hello again, Maysmom, the Mission Ranch neighborhood of Fremont was built between 1956 and 1959. It is bounded by Mission Creek, Marigold/Wisteria, Paseo Padre and Driscoll.


Best ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 30, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
City restrictions on rebuilding?
Maysmom, you would need to check with the City permit department for guidelines regarding your remodeling plans as there are set-back requirements and other special considerations depe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 29, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in Fremont, CA
Faith Heinen,…, Real Estate Pro in 23185
Faith Heinen, Realtor answered:
What would it cost to tear down and rebuild a new home on our lot? Our 3 bedroom 2 bath 1639 sq ft home was
There are lots of variables. Your community will have some guidelines as to what can be done with the material you will need to dispose of. Cost factor will depend on what you want in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 14, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 94539
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